Skip to main content
Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
Learning to lead: Blandin fosters growth
To Bahrain and back
Growth is good: 2014 saw new businesses, added population in Worthington
Building community — one taco at a time
College softball: Minnesota West swept in home opener
Prep track and field: Worthington opens indoors on Tuesday
Prep baseball: Jackson County Central, Luverne open with wins
Prep softball: Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian off to hot start
Prep baseball: New focus for Trojans this spring
Column: A leap of faith -- into thin air
Letter: New GOP transportation proposal deserves support
Letter: An answer to a question about global warming
Column: A checkup for Obamacare
Column: Communications committee creating important partnerships
Dorothy Emilea Akerson
Barbara Lois Wade
William "Bill" J. Nath
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
Out & About: March 27-April 5
Looking Back: 1990 - Emary is Worthington's teacher of the year
Column: A little bit of the history of Dorman
Out and About
Krull 90th birthday
Graff 40th anniversary
Teerink 65th anniversary
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
Data: March 30, 2015
Data: March 28, 2015
Ordinance No. 1083
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Notice of Public Hearing for April 7, 2015
May 21, 2014
Citywide spring cleanup begins June 2
WORTHINGTON — When last year’s mid-April ice storm left piles of tree debris on boulevards up and down Worthington’s city streets, it forced the community’s annual spring cleanup to be rescheduled about a month later. The timing worked well, and with this year’s cooler-than-normal...
May 21, 2014 - 9:03pm
August 6, 2013
Stump grinding bid re-awarded
WORTHINGTON -- The bid for grinding the stumps left from tree damage caused by the April ice ice storm has been re-awarded to another company. At the July 8 city council meeting, the bid was awarded to Prairie Landscaping for $41,034. However, Prairie Landscaping owner Allen Drost...
August 6, 2013 - 9:31pm
June 25, 2013
FEMA backs away from reimbursements
WORTHINGTON -- Even though they were told differently, cities in southwest Minnesota may not be reimbursed for regular work hours related to April's ice storm. It's a change that would cost cities thousands of dollars. "We had been at the applicant briefings, as well in Jackson...
June 25, 2013 - 10:15pm
May 28, 2013
City-wide cleanup date set by council
WORTHINGTON -- The date for the anticipated city-wide cleanup was set during Tuesday night's regular city council meeting. The pick-up will be the week of June 17-21. Residents can begin placing items on the curb June 10. "We have been getting umpteen calls," Director of Public...
May 28, 2013 - 11:03pm
May 20, 2013
Final debris pass begins May 28
WORTHINGTON -- As the city of Worthington looks to continue the process of final cleanup, the city's debris contractor will start the final pass for vegetative debris on May 28. City residents are asked to continue to place any storm-generated vegetative debris along the boulevard...
May 20, 2013 - 11:39pm
Legislature OKs ice storm funding
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature decided to renovate the state Capitol building, help communities fight floods, give veterans a new facility and provide disaster assistance Monday night as it ended its 2013 session. Some votes were pending press time, but legislative leaders...
May 20, 2013 - 11:27pm
May 15, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take...
May 15, 2013 - 10:36pm
May 8, 2013
Local issues find way into Senate
WORTHINGTON -- Sen. Bill Weber will help push for state aid to cities affected by the April ice storm. "The District 22 House members are pursuing that over there, and I am pursuing that in the Senate side," Weber said during a phone interview Wednesday morning. President Obama...
May 8, 2013 - 10:27pm
May 7, 2013
FEMA disaster reimbursement meeting is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA. The meeting will include all the entities...
May 7, 2013 - 10:26pm
Nobles County waives tree removal costs for small cities
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County's small cities aided in the wake of the April ice storm will not be charged by Nobles County for the tree debris removal services it provided. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder said county crews were asked to assist with clean-up efforts in eight...
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm
Lake Okabena clean-up Sunday
WORTHINGTON -- The Lake Okabena Improvement Association will host its annual clean-up around Lake Okabena from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers who want to assist with the clean-up efforts are asked to meet at 4 p.m. at the Centennial Park parking lot adjacent to the Beach Nook. Anyone...
May 7, 2013 - 9:27pm
May 1, 2013
County parks remain closed
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Parks Superintendent Jerry Braun has announced that county parks, specifically Fury's Island and Maka-Oicu, will remain closed until further notice. There is a lot of tree debris remaining in the campground areas of the park, and Braun said it will take...
May 1, 2013 - 11:58pm
April 30, 2013
City council awards another storm cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded a debris monitor bid to True North Emergency Management during an emergency meeting Tuesday night. The cost estimate depended on the amount of work that needs to be completed. If the work takes six weeks, the projection is the...
April 30, 2013 - 11:38pm
April 29, 2013
Grassley asks for disaster declaration
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the president to grant the request made by Iowa Gov.
April 29, 2013 - 11:42pm
April 24, 2013
City awards cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded bids for disaster response and recovery services as well as site management during a special meeting Wednesday morning. The council also set a final date of May 31 for all debris to be put to the boulevard. The disaster response...
April 24, 2013 - 9:35pm